Kenmore Elite 61553 7.3 cu. ft. Electric Dryer with Dual-Opening Door - Metallic Silver user manual

Laundry Day Made Easy Take on weekly laundry without breaking a sweat with the spacious metallic silver Kenmore Elite 7.3 cu. ft. electric dryer. This dryer with dual-opening door tilts or swings open for easy access when loading or unloading. Worried about the big event? With Steam Refresh, this gas dryer ensures your clothes will come out ready-to-wear every time. Lots of Room for Large Loads This 7.3 cu. ft. capacity perfect for family-sized laundry, from bedding and towels to jeans and school clothes Handle bulkier items, like rugs and puffy comforters, with ease The Power of Steam Accela Steam™ technology reduces wrinkles, odors and static cling Steam Refresh™ reduces odors and relaxes wrinkles for less ironing Steam Sanitize cycle eliminates 99.9% of certain bacteria, so you can sanitize items like pillows, garments and bedding Static Shield™ uses steam to virtually eliminate static cling and the need for dryer sheets Easy Access A dual opening dryer door can tilt open for quick and easy loading or swing open for easy access when unloading Care for Your Clothes Sensor Dry Technology automatically senses and adapts the temperature and time to prevent over-drying Wrinkle Guard® option tumbles clothes after the cycle is over to help prevent wrinkles from setting in 5 temperature settings give your laundry the care it needs Convenient by Design The end-of-cycle signal lets you know when your cycle is over A drum light illuminates the interior of your dryer so you can easily see your clothes LED electronic controls for easy, no-hassle operation
Use & Care Guide

Models: 796.6155*, 796.7155*

Kenmore Elite

* = color number

P/N MFL67652511

Sears Brands Management Corporation

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PRODUCT RECORD

In the space below, record the date of purchase, model, and serial number of your product. You will find the model and serial number printed on an identification plate located inside the dryer door. Have these items of information available whenever you contact Sears concerning your product.

Date of Purchase

Serial No.

Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...

GROUNDING REQUIREMENTS ...

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Key Parts and Components ...

Accessories ...

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Key Dimensions and Specifications ...

Location Requirements ...

Choose the Proper Location ...

Clearances ...

Gas Dryers ...

Gas Requirements ...

Electrical Requirements ...

Connecting the Gas Supply ...

Electric Dryers ...

Electrical Requirements ...

Connecting Electric Dryers ...

Venting the Dryer ...

Connecting the Inlet Hose ...

Leveling the Dryer ...

Reversing the Two-Way Door...

Final Installation Check ...

HOW TO USE

Control Panel Features ...

Time and Status Display ...

Operating the Dryer ...

Sorting Loads ...

Loading the Dryer ...

Cycle Guide ...

Using the Two-Way Door ...

Cycle Modifier Buttons ...

Cycle Options and Special Features ...

Steam Features ...

Steam Cycle Guide ...

USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS

Regular Cleaning ...

Cleaning the Exterior ...

Cleaning the Interior ...

Cleaning Around and Under the Dryer ...

Cleaning the Lint Filter ...

Maintaining the Exhaust System...

DIAGNOSTICS...

TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

Before Calling for Service ...

WARRANTY ...

SERVICE ... Back Cover

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

Your safety and the safety of others is very important.

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.

This is the safety alert symbol.

This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.

All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word DANGER or WARNING.

These words mean:

DANGER: Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

WARNING: Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or

CAUTION: Indicates moderate injury.

All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.

WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, or electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.

FIRE HAZARD

Failure to follow safety warnings exactly could result in serious injury, death or property damage.

Do not install a